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Advisory Committee on Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention: Meeting

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In accordance with section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92-463), the National Center for Environmental Health (NCEH) of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announces the following committee meeting.

Name: Advisory Committee on Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention.

Times and Dates: 9 a.m.—4:30 p.m., October 15, 2002; 9 a.m.—4:30 p.m., October 16, 2002.

Place: Hyatt Fisherman's Wharf Hotel, 555 North Point Street, San Francisco, CA 94133, telephone 415/563-1234.

Status: Open to the public, limited only by the space available. The meeting room accommodates approximately 35 people.

Purpose: The Committee shall provide advice and guidance to the Secretary; the Assistant Secretary for Health; and the Director, CDC, regarding new scientific knowledge and technological developments and their practical implications for childhood lead poisoning prevention efforts. The Committee shall also review and report regularly on childhood lead poisoning prevention practices and recommend improvements in national childhood lead poisoning prevention efforts.

Matters to Be Discussed: Agenda items include: Updates on Primary Prevention issues, Medicaid Targeted Screening issues, Case Management issues, MMWR Publication Process, Presentations on Milwaukee's Community-Based Environmental Intervention Strategies, National Survey of Lead and Allergens in Housing, and Discussion of Charge for Workgroup Reviewing Evidence of Adverse Effects of Lead. Agenda items are subject to change as priorities dictate.

Opportunities will be provided during the meeting for oral comments. Depending on the time available and the number of requests, it may be necessary to limit the time of each presenter.

Contact Person for More Information: Crystal M. Gresham, Program Analyst, Lead Poisoning Prevention Branch, Division of Environmental Hazards and Health Effects, NCEH, CDC, 1600 Clifton Road, NE., M/S E-25, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, telephone 404/498-1431, fax 404/498-1444.

The Director, Management Analysis and Services Office, has been delegated the authority to sign Federal Register notices pertaining to announcements of meetings and other committee management activities for both the CDC and the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry.

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Dated: August 26, 2002.

John Burckhardt,

Acting Director, Management Analysis and Services Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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[FR Doc. 02-22169 Filed 8-29-02; 8:45 am]